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Sessional work: Working with communities in Falkirk

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 13th January 2023

  • Advertised from 6th January 2023
  • £20 per hour, plus transport and other costs in the area as agreed in advance. 20 hours sessional work per week. From middle of January to the end of March 2023.


The role will be supporting the work of Central Wellbeing SCIO. We are a mental health charity providing peer support groups, workshops and community events.

Our work aims to support and encourage people to help each other. We are working towards a vision where everyone in the Falkirk area:

  • Understands the value of good mental health and knows how to manage their own
  • Understands that everyone’s mental health can change and attaches no stigma to poor mental health
  • Has the right support available to them at the right time
  • Has a social support network
  • Feels part of their community

There is more about the work we do on our page:


Your tasks will be:

  • Facilitating and co-facilitating regular peer support groups
  • Assisting with organising community events and workshops
  • Assisting with organising community food learning exchanges
  • Assist with organising food growing workshops.
  • Working alongside members of the Central Wellbeing team to reflect on what learning our work has brought, what difference it has made to people taking part and how it could be developed into the future.

About the person we need

You are a friendly, approachable and non judgmental person, able to work with people individually as well as part of a group.

You will have relevant experience of supporting project delivery, including organising events, planning out activities and managing deadlines.

You will be comfortable with working with members of the public and organisations, including collecting feedback.

You will be available to do this work in between your other commitments and able to fit with the project timescales.

You have experience of working as part of a small team and of planning and completing work with colleagues within agreed timescales.

You have access to a car.

You will report to Ania Sandland, CEO responsible for overall project delivery and reporting.

We do not expect this work to need PVG membership, as it does not involve spending time alone with children or with other vulnerable people. You will be aware and responsible on related issues, and work in ways that keep everyone safe, and will work to established good practice as set out in the Central Wellbeing policies and handbook.

You are working on a self-employed basis and take responsibly for National Insurance, tax and pension arrangements.

Application notes

To apply:

  • Provide an overview outlining your skills and experience relevant to this work. This can include personal, community experience as well as paid work.
  • A note of your availability, such as dates and times when you have other commitments.
  • The names and contacts of 2 people who know you relevant to this work who will provide a reference for you.

Please provide your contact details, application overview and references in one document and send to

Please respond by the Friday 13th January 2022.

If you have any queries about this role please contact Ania Sandland on 07514 905 945 or

We aim to meet applicants before we make a decision.